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  • 31 December 2012

    Yemen’s Prime Minister Mohammed Salem Basindowah met on 24 December with Yemen LNG General Manager to say goodbye as his term in Yemen comes to an end. During the meeting, Prime Minister and General Manager of Yemen LNG discussed the LNG prices and the mutual efforts to increase the LNG revenues which will help boost […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A total of five Yemeni ports, namely Salif, Hodeidah, Mokha, Aden and Mukalla, are now open while three still remain closed due to the continuation of armed conflict between Houthi rebels and Saudi-led Coalition forces, Gulf Agency Company reports. Most major ports in Yemen have resumed normal operation but GAC said that vessels calling at Yemeni ports […]

  • 4 May 2016

    The United Nations Security Council has launched an inspection mechanism of commercial shipments to Yemen based in Djibouti, following a request by the Government of Yemen. The inspection mechanism will replace the one previously conducted by the Saudi-led coalition forces, which proved to be very slow.  According to a ban imposed by Yemen’s Ministry of Foreign […]

  • 1 April 2006

    An official Yemeni agency reported that Somaliland released 15 Yemeni fishing boats and their crew. According to Yemen’s Saba News Agency, the boats were seized in the Barbara seaport on the pretext that they were fishing in Somaliland waters.

  • 28 January 2014

    Yemen LNG celebrated in Sana’a the award of LNG Diplomas to a first batch of graduate engineers who have successfully completed a Diploma of Petroleum Studies, Major in Liquefied Natural Gas, at the Yemen LNG School of Technology in Balhaf, Shabwa. Held under the auspices of the Ministry of Oil and Minerals, and the Ministry […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Iran should be ready to shoulder responsibility for any kind of incident that may arise from its failure to let its cargo ship, which is said to be carrying humanitarian aid to Yemen, to be searched by Saudi-lead coalition before being allowed into the country, Yemen warned. Tehran “bears complete responsibility for any incident that arises […]

  • 18 April 2017

    The shippers have been urged to steer clear of the navigational channel to the east of the Yemeni island of Zuqar in the Red Sea due to possible mines in the area. Namely, the Yemeni Coast Guard warned the shipping community of the possible dangers in the navigational channel following reports that Houthi rebels had placed a number of naval […]

  • 19 November 2019

    Yemeni rebel group Houthi has reportedly hijacked two South Korean vessels and one Saudi vessel off the Island Karaman in the Red Sea. Some reports claim an oil rig has been hijacked

  • 8 January 2010

    Yemen’s navy is charging commercial vessels up to USD 55,000 each to guarantee transit through the waters of the Gulf of Aden, according to The Australian. Neither the Yemeni government nor international anti-piracy forces have been informed.

  • 29 March 2012

    On the 26 March 2012, the EU Naval Force Flagship ESPS Patino located a Yemeni registered dhow that was suspected of being involved in acts of piracy off the Somali coast. The previous day a merchant vessel had reported that it had evaded an attack by two skiffs.   As she was close by, ESPS Patino […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Yemeni authorities and business community bid farewell to the Yemen LNG General Manager Francois Rafin and welcomed successor Jacques Azibert at a luncheon on 4th of December. Jacques Azibert will take over from Francois Rafin on 1st January 2013. The event was attended by the shareholders of Yemen LNG, the Ministry of Oil and Minerals […]

  • 23 August 2013

     Yemen has demanded that South Korea pays market prices for its LNG by the end of the year, stated the Yemeni state news agency. Yemeni Prime Minister Mohamed Salem Basindwa met with South Korea’s newly appointed ambassador to Yemen, Lee Young-ho, and told him that Yemen had lost hundreds of million of dollars of potential earnings over […]

  • 19 November 2019

    Yemen’s Houthi rebels have reportedly seized a tug while it was towing a drilling rig south of the Red Sea. 

  • 17 February 2011

    Boarding teams from the British Navy frigate HMS Cornwall rescued five Yemeni fishermen and captured 17 Somali pirates last week during a rescue operation the Gulf of Aden, the Royal Navy confirmed Tuesday. The hostages were the original crew of a fishing dhow who had been held hostage aboard their Yemeni-flagged vessel for 92 days, […]

  • 8 May 2014

    Two NATO counter-piracy task force (CTF-508) warships, ITS MIMBELLI and TCG GÖKÇEADA, recently engaged in training regional partners in counter-piracy operations to enhance their respective abilities in improving maritime security in the waters off their coasts. Last week, the Italian frigate ITS MIMBELLI, currently deployed with NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD, provided training to two […]

  • 20 September 2012

    DP World and Yemeni parties reached an amicable agreement, strengthening the excellent relationship between the Governments and peoples of the Republic of Yemen and the United Arab Emirates, whereby the global port operator divested its entire interest in DAPDC to Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation (YGAPC). Under the agreement, DP World will cease its […]

  • 23 April 2015

    Maritime trade is under growing impact of the actions of the Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Saudi coalition response as ships entering Yemen face longer delays. “Ships have been entering Yemeni ports but face significant delays in getting permission from the coalition, additionally a thorough search of the vessel will be made prior to entry. […]

  • 8 March 2011

    Yemen an TOTAL have discussed the reconsideration of the price of purchasing power for Yemeni LNG under the previous contract the government… (sabanews) [mappress] Source: sabanews, March 8, 2011;

  • 11 June 2015

    Another Iranian ship carrying aid has left Iran on its way to Yemen as the war in the country continues with the Saudi led air campaign in its 11th week. The ship, identified as Arezou, carrying 8,000 tons of rice and 1,000 tons of sugar, departed Imam Khomeini Port on Saturday. The first Iranian ship carrying aid for Yemeni people […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 10 January, EU Naval Force warship FGS Hessen gave assistance to a Yemeni Dhow that was adrift and suffering from technical problems off the coast of Yemen. FGS Hessen, who was conducting EU counter piracy patrols, was alerted by the Japanese Maritime Patrol and Reconaissance Aircraft (MPRA) that the dhow was drifting and […]

  • 17 December 2007

    About 180 African migrants are believed to have died in the Red Sea in the last few days while trying to reach Yemen, a Somali diplomat in Yemen has said. Hussein Haji Ahmed said two boats had capsized off the Yemeni coast.

  • 16 September 2011

    Yemen LNG awarded in Sana’a yesterday scholarships to 25 young Yemeni male and female students to pursue their undergraduate and graduate degrees in France. The award ceremony took place under the auspices of H.E. the Minister of Oil and Minerals Mr. Amir Salem Al-Aidaroos and H.E. the Ambassador of France to Yemen, Mr. Joseph Silva. […]